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  • B.S. Report: Cousin Sal Talks NFL Week 1 Lines

    Bill Simmons talks to Cousin Sal about being kicked out of their fantasy football league and the lines for Week 1 of the upcoming NFL season. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page.

  • Robin Thicke is a Big D— … and Other Horror Stories From This Week's Tabloids

    In Touch Robin Thicke Cheats on Paula Patton: Despite his constant boasts about his marriage to high school sweetheart Patton, Thicke is a dog. After a photo taken at NYC club 1 Oak went viral that shows Thicke palming a mystery blonde’s ass, the blonde has come forward. Her name is Lana Scolaro, and she says […]

  • The Other Swiss

    Stanislas Wawrinka attempts a disruption of the Big Three at the U.S. Open.

  • Adam Sandler Will Pull a Punch-Drunk Love for Jason Reitman

    Reitman’s pulling together a big cast for his next one.

  • About Last Night: Spilling the Beans

    In case you were busy being ready for some football, some Wednesday-night football, Wednesday-night football that is never going to come, here’s what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Tampa Bay Buccaneers corner back Darrelle Revis has said he’s “happy to spill the beans,” in advance of the Bucs’ matchup with his former team, the […]

  • The NFL Contenders

    In the final installment of our team-by-team preview, we look at who has the best shot at winning the Super Bowl.

  • Seven Ways the NBA's New Camera System Can Change the Future of Basketball

    The NBA will officially announce Thursday what Grantland reported two weeks ago — that the league will pay for the installation of data-tracking cameras, and the attached software, at all 29 NBA arenas (the Clippers and Lakers share an arena). This is a sort of endgame for STATS, proprietor of the SportVU camera technology, which […]

  • Afternoon Links: Meditate on the Ephemerality of Internet Culture With This Iron Man Balloon Costume

    Some days, there’s a cohesive theme to the afternoon links. Other days, like today, it’s difficult to find any overarching meaning within the knots of the giant ball of Internet we call “life.” N-words and doughnuts. Funky Winkerbean and pregnancy after 40. Ah, the rich texture of the world. How can we begin to understand […]

  • Tommy Morrison and the Legacy of Rocky V

    Like fine wine or Bryan Cranston, Rocky V is a film that has improved dramatically with age. Checking in at a Police Academy 2–esque 27 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, I would defy someone to watch it two decades after its release and not feel the rush of high drama, low camp, and tragic realism that […]

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